Use conservation tillage to handle corn stalks

It makes for easier seedbed preparation in the spring and is the most exciting thing to happen in tillage since no-till was introduced in the late 1970s


If you are looking for a better way to handle corn stalks, you should have been at the demonstration at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show last September. The challenge given to the 17 companies participating was to “show producers how you would handle corn stalks.”

Tillage of wheat stubble, soy ground and alfalfa is easy compared to corn stalks.

Better Farming - November 2011